AV.2. LICENSE EXCEPTIONS

In addition, as the copyright holder of CUPS, Easy Software Products grants the following special exceptions:

  1. Apple Operating System Development License Exception;

    1. Software that is developed by any person or entity for an Apple Operating System ("Apple OS-Developed Software"), including but not limited to Apple and third party printer drivers, filters, and backends for an Apple Operating System, that is linked to the CUPS imaging library or based on any sample filters or backends provided with CUPS shall not be considered to be a derivative work or collective work based on the CUPS program and is exempt from the mandatory source code release clauses of the GNU GPL. You may therefore distribute linked combinations of the CUPS imaging library with Apple OS-Developed Software without releasing the source code of the Apple OS-Developed Software. You may also use sample filters and backends provided with CUPS to develop Apple OS-Developed Software without releasing the source code of the Apple OS-Developed Software.

    2. An Apple Operating System means any operating system software developed and/or marketed by Apple Computer, Inc., including but not limited to all existing releases and versions of Apple's Darwin, Mac OS X, and Mac OS X Server products and all follow-on releases and future versions thereof.

    3. This exception is only available for Apple OS-Developed Software and does not apply to software that is distributed for use on other operating systems.

    4. All CUPS software that falls under this license exception have the following text at the top of each source file:

      This file is subject to the Apple OS-Developed Software exception.

  2. OpenSSL Toolkit License Exception;

    1. Easy Software Products explicitly allows the compilation and distribution of the CUPS software with the OpenSSL Toolkit.

No developer is required to provide these exceptions in a derived work.